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What do I do if I get the "your connection is insecure" for the Firefox start screen itself?

All the solutions for "your connection is insecure" error message are for other websites, not the Firefox start screen itself. I started to get this message all of a sudd… (read more)

All the solutions for "your connection is insecure" error message are for other websites, not the Firefox start screen itself. I started to get this message all of a sudden on 2 different computers. What is going on? And what can I do to go back to using Firefox?

Asked by suzel 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Firefox won't shut down

Hi - please help! I'm running Windows 10 on a Dell Laptop. Firefox won't shut down at all and every morning it asks if I want to restore the previous session. This is … (read more)

Hi - please help! I'm running Windows 10 on a Dell Laptop. Firefox won't shut down at all and every morning it asks if I want to restore the previous session. This is causing all sorts of issues. I've followed all the advice in the troubleshooting guide (ie updating windows, stopping fast start up, and everything else in the guide - as well as deleting and reinstalling Firefox) but nothing has worked. It's driving me nuts! Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by Michele 2 years ago

Answered by Michele 2 years ago

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How can I return to the Alt+Tab makesYouGoOneTabForward without this new preview thing, i can't put it up to speed like this

well i put it up there right so I need it to be quick and I couldn't find any options similar to "Switch Tabs Without Preview" or so -- so must I revert back to the older… (read more)

well i put it up there right so I need it to be quick and I couldn't find any options similar to "Switch Tabs Without Preview" or so -- so must I revert back to the older version or is there a fix? I really need this guys.

Thanks, Alex

Asked by AlexSibi 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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How to update Mozilla Maintenance Service?

I am using a PC, Windows 10. I have the latest version of Firefox installed, ie V 62.0.2 (x64 en-US) from Sep 21, 2018. The Mozilla Maintenance Service (MMS) version inst… (read more)

I am using a PC, Windows 10. I have the latest version of Firefox installed, ie V 62.0.2 (x64 en-US) from Sep 21, 2018. The Mozilla Maintenance Service (MMS) version installed on my PC is V 55.0.3 from Jun 28, 2018. My review and reading of various posts on this site indicates the MMS version should be the same number as the Firefox version. How do I update MMS to 62.0.2? Thank you.

Asked by DonBoomer 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Firefox is not opening correctly

Hi today I opened my linux installation and Firefox is only getting a window with the text: <toolbarbutton <="" class="close-icon" id="UITourTooltipClo… (read more)

Hi today I opened my linux installation and Firefox is only getting a window with the text:

             <toolbarbutton <="" class="close-icon" id="UITourTooltipClose" pre="">

I tried to run from the console with the --MOZ_LOG_FILE flag and the generated file has absolutely no text in it.

Some information about my system: kernel: Linux localhost.localdomain 5.7.7-1-default #1 SMP Wed Jul 1 19:03:27 UTC 2020 (cba119b) x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

OS: openSUSE 20200715

DE: KDE 5.72.0 / Plasma 5.19.3

Version: 78.0.2-1.1 (according to zypper info MozillaFirefox command)

</toolbarbutton>

Asked by Gresthol 3 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 months ago

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I have media.autoplay.enabled set to false. That worked until the update today. How can I fix that?

I have the video addin "OpenH264 Video Codec provided by Cisco Systems, Inc.". I previously turned off autoplay but after today's update it no longer works. If I open a t… (read more)

I have the video addin "OpenH264 Video Codec provided by Cisco Systems, Inc.". I previously turned off autoplay but after today's update it no longer works. If I open a tab the video just starts. That is BS. How do I fix this annoying issue that Firefox has given me?

Asked by kentover1 1 year ago

Answered by philipp 1 year ago

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How to change 4th and 5th mouse's buttons?

I want to change the behavior of my mouse extra buttons(e.g. 4th button mapped to reload the page) I have already searched for answers, but the solutions I found told me … (read more)

I want to change the behavior of my mouse extra buttons(e.g. 4th button mapped to reload the page)

I have already searched for answers, but the solutions I found told me to search for "mousebutton.4th.enabled" in "about:config", and it's not there

Asked by pbnnr 1 year ago

Answered by McCoy 1 year ago

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windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. you may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item.

this morning, I get the above error message when attempting to open ff. I was able to open ff from the start menu(windows 7 enterprise), but all of my bookmarks have disa… (read more)

this morning, I get the above error message when attempting to open ff. I was able to open ff from the start menu(windows 7 enterprise), but all of my bookmarks have disappeared. I had the system administrator attempt to restore my computer, with no results, then reinstalling ff. upon reinstall, I was able to open ff, but bookmarks were still missing. then, a ff update "esr" was run, and now I get the error msg above trying to open ff from anywhere. I cannot open ff at all to restore defaults or run in safe mode to fix.

Asked by edfitzfish 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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"Save image as..." option missing from context menu

On most sites, I can right click an image and choose "Save image as..." Today I wanted to download an image from Facebook. I right-clicked on the image and "Save image as… (read more)

On most sites, I can right click an image and choose "Save image as..."

Today I wanted to download an image from Facebook. I right-clicked on the image and "Save image as..." was not there.

Why is this happening and how can I solve it?

Asked by MartyJames 1 year ago

Answered by MartyJames 1 year ago

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Our website doesn't display properly on Firefox

Our business website has recently been relaunched, it displays fine on other browsers but is beyond broken on Firefox. I've attached a screenshot of how it looks on Chrom… (read more)

Our business website has recently been relaunched, it displays fine on other browsers but is beyond broken on Firefox. I've attached a screenshot of how it looks on Chrome, to see how it looks on Firefox here is our url: https://www.exegetic.biz/.

As you can see it's VASTLY different and VERY frustrating. I've done a fair amount of reading as to what the issue could be but all the suggestions I have found are end user based... For example emptying the cache, clearing cookies, checking the zoom etc. This doesn't really help since I've looked at the site on various devices with FireFox and they all appear the same...

Has anyone else experienced this? Any help would e greatly appreciated!

Asked by EmmaExegetic 1 year ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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slow to start after last update: a browser to forget

hello, just updated to version 62 (x64) and everything become very very slow. It needs at least 18 seconds to open and the same time to open just a new tab before the upd… (read more)

hello, just updated to version 62 (x64) and everything become very very slow. It needs at least 18 seconds to open and the same time to open just a new tab

before the update everything was good enough, now I uninstalled it completely with Revo, cleaned the registry with Wise, cleaned the PC with CCleaner, optimize the SSD and installed the previous (working) version (61): SAME SITUATION, IT'S UNBELIEVABLE SLOW.

After the new installation, without any plugin installed: very slow. With the plugins installed: the same

What is FUNNY is that's not happening on a cheaper system! What is FUNNY is that it's not happenyng on just ONE system!

Sys 1: Laptop with Intel i5, 8Gb RAM and SSD Samsung Sys 2: Desktop with Intel i5, 16Gb RAM DDR4 3600MHz, 256Gb SSD Samsung NVMe and Geforge 1080 8Gb

You'll understand that with any of those system in your hands, waiting more than 2 seconds to see the browser open IS ABSOLUTELY UNBELIEVABLE!!!!!!!!!!!!

The last update corrupt something, otherwise the previous working version didn't works so badly

Now I'll restore a ghost image, fortunately I have it at least two for each month, in the while I'll test other faster browsers

Asked by supermatico 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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How do I disable all video entirely in Firefox?

Hi there, Firefox no longer stops autoplay videos, and many news sites use them. Since I do not really watch video on the web, I would like to disable all video playback … (read more)

Hi there,

Firefox no longer stops autoplay videos, and many news sites use them. Since I do not really watch video on the web, I would like to disable all video playback on Firefox entirely. Is there a way to do this?

Thanks,

Brett

Asked by Cannibalism 1 year ago

Answered by Cannibalism 1 year ago

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Firefox won't start, can't work out why

Having some trouble with Firefox and I'm at my wits end on how to fix it. Clicking the Firefox icon in Windows 10 (whether that's in the Start menu, the taskbar or the ap… (read more)

Having some trouble with Firefox and I'm at my wits end on how to fix it. Clicking the Firefox icon in Windows 10 (whether that's in the Start menu, the taskbar or the app itself in Program Files) won't launch Firefox. The blue loading spinner appears briefly next to the pointer, then disappears. Sometimes a Firefox process appears in Task Manager then instantly disappears, but sometimes it doesn't. Here's what I've tried so far:

- Restarting - Reinstalling - Deleting my Firefox profile and all Firefox app files - Launching in safe mode by holding shift - Launching in safe mode by adding the "-safe-mode" comment - Running as administrator - Checking it's not being blocked by antivirus - Loading the Firefox profile manager by typing "firefox.exe -P" in the run dialog box. This does the same as trying to load Firefox - nothing happens

I can't think what else to do. It may be a coincidence, but my primary monitor died, I restarted the PC and then Firefox wouldn't work. I can't see how it could be related, but who knows.

Anyway, any help would be greatly appreciated!

Asked by alexblake2 10 months ago

Answered by philipp 10 months ago

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how can I download Firefox 52.2.1 (64 bit)? I have software (necessary for work) that runs on that version. And how can I prevent FF from overriding this ver

I do use the latest version of FF. but today the older version was wiped out. This seems to happen frequently,, but I've been able to find a version of 52.2.1 Today I… (read more)

I do use the latest version of FF. but today the older version was wiped out. This seems to happen frequently,, but I've been able to find a version of 52.2.1

Today I can't seem to locate this version.

BTW: The work software requires Silverlight. There's a bug somewhere, as the Silverlight "Can't be found and needs to be installed". But the new version of FF states Silver is already installed.

Yes, I know - the work software is horrible and is the problem!

Asked by Michaeltc 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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software updater always loads before Firefox opens

After the last "update", every time I open Firefox, I get a box with the Firefox Software Updater. It says it's updating/installing the latest updates. This happens eve… (read more)

After the last "update", every time I open Firefox, I get a box with the Firefox Software Updater. It says it's updating/installing the latest updates. This happens every time.

Asked by tomjohn16 1 year ago

Answered by tomjohn16 1 year ago

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How to set Outlook live (Hotmail) as the default mailto

Searched heaps and finally this seemed to work... From outlook web mail Ctrl-shift-k Paste this... navigator.registerProtocolHandler('mailto','http://outlook.live.com/de… (read more)

Searched heaps and finally this seemed to work...

From outlook web mail

Ctrl-shift-k

Paste this...

navigator.registerProtocolHandler('mailto','http://outlook.live.com/default.aspx?rru=compose&to=%s','Hotmail');

Press "Add" if it asks - otherwise check preferences to see if it was added

Check email address link doesn'<a href="mailto:someguy@example.com">someguy@example.com</a>

Asked by sorky 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Can I disable the sending of my IP address to Google?

It says in Mozilla documentation: "By default, Firefox uses Google Location Services to determine your location by sending: your computer’s IP address" https://support.mo… (read more)

It says in Mozilla documentation: "By default, Firefox uses Google Location Services to determine your location by sending: your computer’s IP address" https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/does-firefox-share-my-location-websites

I do not want Google to know where I am and collect a dossier on my browsing history. I'm not talking about doing this on a smartphone where location is important; this is on a PC.

I did not see it in Preferences, but can it be disabled by entering about:config and changing one of the listed preferences?

Asked by pccobbler 2 years ago

Answered by FFus3r 2 years ago

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All sites insecure after Firefox Refresh

I've just done a Firefox Refresh which has been a bit of a disaster as any attempt to connect to any sites now gives a message to say that they don't have the right certi… (read more)

I've just done a Firefox Refresh which has been a bit of a disaster as any attempt to connect to any sites now gives a message to say that they don't have the right certificate and are insecure. The same goes for your own site!

Any help please??

Asked by Captaincareful 2 years ago

Answered by philipp 2 years ago